Recommended NYC Restaurants by Subway Stations

New York offers a prolific choice when it comes to eating out. You will find it also has a full gamut of American fast food outlets including MacDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Pizza Hut and Starbucks. We won't discuss those any further as their offerings are generally well known, and predictable - usually okay for the odd meal out.

All New York restaurants are smoke free inside, but smoking is permitted on outdoor patios where they have one. It is advisable to make reservations as many of these restaurants are very popular.

We have focused on Manhattan since that is where the majority of attractions and tourist activity are located. Click on the desired district below for listings of our recommended restaurants in that district, along with what they are known for and the closest subway stations. We base our recommendations on restaurants and cafès with consistent track record of providing great overall value within their category. We focus on restaurants that serve consistently great food, but are also easy on the wallet, however we do include some of the more expensive upscale restaurants providing they offer good value within their category. Our other criteria is a reasonable walking distance from at least one Subway station. (No more that 5 or 6 minutes)

Click on any of the districts below to see our recommended restaurants located there, along with what they are known for and the closest subway stations. We base our recommendations on restaurants and cafès that have consistent a track record of providing good overall value within their category. All of our listings range from good to outstanding. Our other criteria calls for a reasonable walking distance from at least one subway station.

View our picks for New York restaurants near the Subway by district

Click on any of the NYC Subway Stations listed below to view the top 10 restaurants located within a 5 minute walk of the station. You will find details about each restaurant including the map and address, phone number, rating and recent reviews.

Quickly find the best New York City restaurants within a 5 minute walk of any of the following Subway Stations

New York City Culinary Tours

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Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $81.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll MacDougal Street's Caffe Reggio. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood for over 125 years. Your food tour guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and family tales.   Greg Walks NYC employees, are released/discharged, from and against any/all liability from participation in Greg Walks NYC Tours, and is legally binding on participant, heirs, successors assigns and legal reps. Tour participants assume all travel risks. Gregory Marro and Greg Walks NYC are released from all/any liabilities and penalties to the legal maximum permitted by law. Tourists MUST inform tour guide of any/all food allergies. Greg Walks NYC tour pics/videos may be used on social media.Samples and sights subject to change.

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $75.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Get off the beaten path in Chelsea and the West Village while tastings some of the best desserts and sweets in the area. You'll learn about the city’s culinary past, all while trying fresh hot doughnuts, half pound cookies, artisan chocolates from the city's oldest chocolate house, create a mini cupcake, try unique ice cream flavors in the summer months or enjoy a toasty hot chocolate in the winter, with a total of 6 tastings altogether. Mosey through the quaint Chelsea neighborhood, into Chelsea Market, down the High Line, and into the Meatpacking District and end your culinary adventure in the West Village.

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Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

A fascinating tour of the historic pubs and haunts of the the greatest literary minds of the United States, in one of the most influential and progressive neighborhoods in the world.

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Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $99.38 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Explore the tastes and history of two ethnic NYC neighborhoods, Chinatown and Little Italy. Animated and friendly guides allow their guests to learn these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. The delicious food tastings range from homemade mozzarella to a sit-down authentic Chinese meal experience. One leaves this tour fully satisfied, along with a new found confidence in navigating the neighborhoods with a provided recommendation list in hand. This tour is a must if you're a local or visitor looking to get off-the-beaten path and taste amazing foods.

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $25.88 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience the best of New York City’s wildly famous Greenwich Village in one night. Visit 4 of the Village’s hottest drinking establishments, featuring beer pong, karaoke, live bands, and DJ’s & dancing. You will receive free shots and admission fees at all locations.

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New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that the ceiling is backwards? Discover many more secrets on this tour and learn about the surprising history of this New York City icon! This tour is led by a native New Yorker who is a licensed New York City Tour guide.

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